Movies about psychotherapists

Movies about psychotherapists
List of the best movies about psychotherapists selected by visitors to our site: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, Shutter Island, Marionette, Every Breath You Take, Ordinary People, Ambivalence, Skhizein, Final Analysis, Hope, A Dangerous Method.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Country
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:38
CharactersMonsters, Programmers, Psychologists, Psychiatrists
PlotTime travel, Karate, Computer games, Computers, Technology
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Psychedelic, Intellectual

In 1984, a young programmer begins to question reality as he adapts a dark fantasy novel into a video game. A mind-bending tale with multiple endings.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersPsychopath, Doctors
PlotPuzzles, The escape, Investigation, Split personality, Chase
PlaceSea, Islands, Psychiatric hospitals, Hospitals, USA
StylePopular, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Smart

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, detective
CountryNetherlands, Luxembourg, United Kingdom
CharactersGods, Psychiatrists
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Dreams, Self-sacrifice
PlaceScotland
StyleTense, Disturbing

A therapist loses her grip on reality when a ten-year-old boy claims he can control her future.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Psychotherapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Strangers
PlotTreason, Obsession, Cheating, Depression, Seduction

A psychiatrist, whose client commits suicide, finds his family life disrupted after introducing her surviving brother to his wife and daughter.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersTeens, Psychologists, Psychiatrists
PlotFriendship, Depression
TimeNew Year, Halloween
StylePsychological problems, Action, To cry, Soulful, Gloomy

Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having difficulty being supportive to Conrad. Calvin is trapped between the two trying to hold the family together.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama
CountryRussia
Duration01:57
CharactersStudents, Friends, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Cars, Friendship, Love triangle
PlaceForest, Psychiatric hospitals
StyleUnexpected ending, Fascinating

Two friends, young psychiatrists, perceive life in different ways. One wants to do the right thing. The second is to experiment. One is a diligent student. The second is the troublemaker. One loves, hating. The second hates, loving. It's a pity that they have only one passion - Katerina Sergeevna. For one, she is Mom, Dad's wife. For another - a lover.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, cartoon, short, detective
CountryFrance
Duration00:13

Having been struck by a 150-ton meteorite, Henry has to adapt to living precisely ninety-one centimeters from himself.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersGangsters, Psychologists, Psychiatrists
PlotPassion, Investigation, Love triangle
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Barr is a psychiatrist who falls in love with the sister of one of his clients. She's beautiful and married to a gangster. She hates her husband but is unable to escape from him.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:02
CharactersFathers, Surgeons, Psychotherapists
PlotOn real events, Friendship
PlaceCourt, Hospitals
StyleHeartbreaking

After 8-year-old So-won narrowly survives a brutal sexual assault, her family labors to help her heal while coping with their own rage and grief.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration01:39
CharactersJews, Psychologists, Lovers, Psychiatrists
PlotPassion, Mental disorders, Seduction
StylePsychological problems, Philosophical, Intellectual, Serious

Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein as his patient. Jung’s weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud. Both men fall under Sabina’s spell.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:02
CharactersLesbians, Writers, Alcoholics, Sisters, Psychotherapists
PlotRelationship, Volcanoes, Birthday
PlaceIslands
StyleUnexpected ending

Sibyl, a jaded psychotherapist, returns to her first passion: writing. But her newest patient Margot, a troubled up-and-coming actress, proves to be a source of inspiration that is far too tempting. Fascinated almost to the point of obsession, Sibyl becomes more and more involved in Margot’s tumultuous life, reviving volatile memories that bring her face to face with her past.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersGeniuses, Mathematicians, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Janitors
StylePsychological problems, Mind-altering, Sad ones, To cry, Philosophical

Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau, who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. When Will is arrested for attacking a police officer, Professor Lambeau makes a deal to get leniency for him if he will get treatment from therapist Sean Maguire.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama, detective
CountryAustria, United Kingdom, Germany, France
CharactersDogs, Teens, Scientists, Single mothers, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Survival, Apocalypse, Mental disorders, Viruses
PlaceLaboratory
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

A genetically engineered plant scatters its seeds and seems to cause uncanny changes on living creatures. The afflicted appear strange, as if they were replaced - especially for those, who are close to them. Or is it all just imagination? Thus starts a play between various truths,on which end stands the loss of the own identity.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:43
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Psychiatrists
PlotDreams
PlaceNew York
StyleSmart, Tense

Countless wiseguy films are spoofed in this film that centers on the neuroses and angst of a powerful Mafia racketeer who suffers from panic attacks. When Paul Vitti needs help dealing with his role in the "family," unlucky shrink Dr. Ben Sobel is given just days to resolve Vitti's emotional crisis and turn him into a happy, well-adjusted gangster.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Lifeguards, Family, Alcoholics, Friends
PlotLove, Treason, Passion, Relationship, Mental disorders
PlaceBeach, USA, New York
TimeSummer
StyleTense, Makes me think, Disturbing

The story of four characters whose lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny, an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty, Ginny’s rough-hewn carousel operator husband; Mickey, a handsome young lifeguard who dreams of becoming a playwright; and Carolina, Humpty’s long-estranged daughter, who is now hiding out from gangsters at her father’s apartment.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersPsychologists, Psychiatrists
PlotLoneliness, Mental disorders, Depression
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Smart, Gloomy, Touching

Unable to cope with a recent personal tragedy, LA's top celebrity shrink turns into a pothead with no concern for his appearance and a creeping sense of his inability to help his patients.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama
CountryUSA

Dr. Alan Stone breaks new ground for treatment of the mentally ill through an experiment on three paranoid schizophrenic patients who believe they are Jesus Christ.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersAlcoholics, Lovers, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Time travel, Investigation, Obsession, Mental disorders
PlaceTrains, New York
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryItaly, USA
Duration01:35
CharactersDogs, Teens, Gay, Psychotherapists
PlotDancing, Social Media
PlaceTrains, New York
StyleFancy, Touching

A vulnerable teenager with a deep perception of the world and no idea how to live in it.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersDoctors, Psychiatrists
PlotFear
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

A psychiatrist tries to put her life back together after a violent attack by seeking to repair the life of a new patient, but he has his own terrifying history.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersPsychologists
PlotObsession
Time19th century
StyleSoulful, Touching

Viennese doctor Josef Bruer meets with philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche to help him deal with his despair.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:24
CharactersFamily, Photographers, Psychiatrists
PlotDeath, Lost memory
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

A photographer struggling with memory loss discovers her pictures may indicate something sinister is hitting close to home.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
PlotTravel

When a feminist filmmaker sets out to document the mysterious and polarizing world of the Men’s Rights Movement, she begins to question her own beliefs. Chronicling Cassie Jaye’s journey exploring an alternate perspective on gender equality, power and privilege.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:07
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Doctors, Friends, Losers
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Mental disorders
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Gloomy, Serious

Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line between normal and crazy. Susanna soon realizes how hard it is to get out once she has been committed, and she ultimately has to choose between the world of people who belong inside or the difficult world of reality outside.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersGay, Police, Journalists, Lawyers, Judge
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Conspiracies, Mystery
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Oscars, Fascinating

In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter "Robby" Robinson, reporters Michael Rezendes, Matt Carroll and Sacha Pfeiffer interview victims and try to unseal sensitive documents. The reporters make it their mission to provide proof of a cover-up of sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersChildrens, Doctors, Psychologists, Clairvoyants, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Superpowers, Mystery, Death, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot

A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts of dead people.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy
CountryItaly
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Friendship
PlaceSchool
StyleLight

When Deborah's ex-husband, a popular neomelodic singer, loses his life in a stage dive, Deborah worries for her eleven-year-old son, Ciro, who is exhibiting signs of depression. Searching for a solution, Deborah takes Ciro to see Tommaso, a shy child psychologist. During the course of their visits, Ciro confesses that it's not his father's death that has got him down, it's his love for his classmate, the beautiful Ludovica. The two make a deal: Tomasso will help Ciro to win the affections of Ludovica, while Ciro gives Tomasso a hand at having a chance with his mother.

Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Witch, Serial killers, Demons
PlotGambling, Death, Weapon, Witchcraft, Snow
PlaceForest, Psychiatric hospitals
TimeHalloween
StyleTwisted plot, Creepy

The film centers on Dr. Marcus, a renowned psychiatrist who has selected 6 severe mentally ill and dangerous patients from the Spring Valley Mental Hospital to interview as part of research for his new book. As Dr. Marcus interviews each patient, one by one the horrors they have committed begin to unfold. However, Dr. Marcus soon learns that there is one patient who ties them all together - Patient Seven.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryItaly, USA
Duration02:26
CharactersWitch, Demons, Psychotherapists
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Supernatural, Ballet, Witchcraft
PlaceCollege, Berlin
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Tense, Touching, Disturbing

A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the troupe's artistic director, an ambitious young dancer and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare, others will finally wake up.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, detective
CountryCanada
Duration01:36
CharactersPsychiatrists
PlotVolcanoes, Snow, Dreams
PlaceSubmarines, Trains, Caves

A submarine crew, a feared pack of forest bandits, a famous surgeon, and a battalion of child soldiers all get more than they bargained for as they wend their way toward progressive ideas on life and love.





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